Event News

  • History Education International Research Network (HEIRNET) Conference 2019

    8th February 2019

    University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria2nd–4th September 2019 Vienna is the perfect venue for the HEIRNET 2019 conference; for over a thousand years it has been at the epicentre of European and wider world affairs with their deep historical side and tap roots that have continuously informed, influenced and shaped contemporary worlds...

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  • Practical Approaches to teaching Primary History: new dates for 2019/20

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    New dates released for 2019/20 Monday 13 January 2020 – BirminghamMonday 8 June 2020 – LondonFriday 12 June 2020 – ManchesterMonday 22 June 2020 – Bristol Time: 10.00am - 4.30pm Course Leader: Chris Trevor Price: HA members £150 plus VAT, non-members £200 plus VAT. Special discounted rates are available for those...

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  • Your HA Webinar Calendar 2019

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    You told us in our member surveys that you wanted more webinars and we listened! We know that it's not easy for teachers to get out of school or have budgets to afford a plentiful supply of CPD. We also know how hard it is to find good subject-specific CPD...

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  • The Great Debate 2019

    30th October 2018

    Welcome to the page for the Historical Association's Great Debate: the historical public-speaking competition for students aged 16-19.  The final of this year's competition will be taking place at Windsor Castle on Saturday March 30th. It is funded by the Waterloo200 educational legacy plan on the Age of Revolution.  Details of the...

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  • HA Conference Round-up 2018

    25th May 2018

    Alas it is gone (possibly pursued by a bear or two). If you weren’t in Stratford-upon-Avon on the weekend of 18-19 May then you missed a corker. If you were there, please let us know what you thought by filling out our short HA conference evaluation form.  Day 1: Civil liberties, Cymbeline... and a lot...

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  • Branch Podcast: Good Evening Sweetheart

    5th March 2017

    Just before our "Good Evening Sweetheart" talk (9th February) was due to start in Hillhead Library a young lady librarian rushed in waving a sheet of paper, looking very excited - the Secretary wondered if we were double booked and about to be asked to leave.  But no!   She announced...

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  • Antony Beevor Medlicott Speech 2016

    16th August 2016

    Eminent historian Antony Beevor is one of those writers who is respected and admired by his peers, as well as being popular with a mass audience. His many books published over the last 35 years have explored aspects of Britain and Europe’s military history that have brought the human side...

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  • The HA Conference 2016 - Report

    15th June 2016

    In May the HA office uprooted and transferred to Harrogate – yes it was annual conference! Now historians can occasionally be accused of not being good with change and that might be why some were confused that we held it a week later than usual – but they weren’t as...

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  • 2017 Teacher Fellowship Programme: the Cold War

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    Course Leader: Ben Walsh Academic Leader: Dr Jessica Reinisch (Birkbeck) The 2017 Teacher Fellowship Programme will focus on the history and historiography of the Cold War. The course will be taught by historians at Birkbeck College London in collaboration with the Historical Association. The programme will be fully funded, including...

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  • The Ealing Branch goes to Antwerp

    12th August 2015

    The high point of the branch’s 2014/15 season was our branch trip to Antwerp at the end of May. This follows a successful trip to Lille in 2012, and as this formula seemed to work well, the branch committee had been trying to find an opportunity to do some something...

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